All About Jazz

Home » Search Center » Results: Yacine Boulares

Results for "Yacine Boulares"

Advanced search options

MUSICIAN Born:

Yacine Boulares

Described by Radio France internationale as “a Tunisian man in New York, one of the most talented jazzmen of his generation” Yacine Boulares is a French-Tunisian saxophonist and composer based in Brooklyn. After graduating from the Paris National Conservatory Yacine moves to New York on a Fulbright scholarship in 2009 to attend the New School for Jazz and Contemporary music. New York exposes him to a myriad of different musics. Soon he starts touring with Fela Kuti's ex drummer Jojo Kuo and Haitian Kompa legends Tabou Combo. In their musics he finds a deep echo to his Tunisian roots. These influences urge him to seek his own identity and his explorations of North & West African rhythms lead to the creation of AJOYO, a mystic brew of African tradition, jazz and soul

ARTICLE: RADIO

The French Scene - Part 3

Read "The French Scene - Part 3" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

As we continue our journey in today's French jazz scene, we look at how it has been influenced by the many musical traditions that enrich the French society, in particular those from North Africa and the Middle-East, courtesy of Yacine Boularès, Ibrahim Maalouf, Naïssam Jalal, Smadj and Sophie Alour with Mohamed Abozekry and Wassim Halal). To ...

Abu Sadiya

Label: Accords Croisés
Released: 2018
Track listing: Dar Shems (The House of The Sun); Disappearance; Bahriyya (The Water Spirits); Interlude I; Takhmira (A Trance); Mirage; Demian; Qmar (Prayer to the Moon); Interlude II; Sadiya; Nuba-Resilience.

ARTICLE: RADIO

Destination Africa! Part I: Mali, Morocco & Tunisia

Read "Destination Africa! Part I: Mali, Morocco & Tunisia" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

In this episode we'll explore jazz by African musicians and by foreign musicians fascinated with the African continent and its music, with a special focus on Mali, Morocco and Tunisia. Happy Listening! Playlist Ben Allison “Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00 Daniel Freedman “All Brothers" from Bamako ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Yacine Boulares: Abu Sadiya

Read "Abu Sadiya" reviewed by Neri Pollastri

Il sassofonista e clarinettista di origini tunisine Yacine Boulares presenta qui un'interessantissima suite di musica originale, ispirata però ad Abu Sadiya, mitica figura dell'XI secolo appartenente alla tradizione tunisina che Boulares ha conosciuto attraverso i racconti del padre. Originario dell'Africa sub sahariana, probabilmente del Mali, giunto in Tunisia alla ricerca della figlia rapita e ridotta in ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEW

Yacine Boularès: Coltrane by way of Descartes

Read "Yacine Boularès: Coltrane by way of Descartes" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

Saxophonist Yacine Boularès took the road less travelled to discover and develop his passion for jazz. After graduating in philosophy from the prestigious Sorbonne University in Paris, he felt the urge to put into practice the notions of aesthetics he had researched for his dissertation. Following his studies at Paris' Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique and ...

ARTICLE: RADIO

2018 Winter Jazz Festival Preview & 2017 Highlights (Part 2)

Read "2018 Winter Jazz Festival Preview & 2017 Highlights (Part 2)" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

Welcome to the second episode of Mondo Jazz dedicated to previewing some of the international artists that will be performing at the 2018 Winter Jazz Festival. It features music by and interviews with Lucia Cadotsch, Yazz Ahmed, Yacine Boulares and Guilhelm Flouzat as well as some 2017 gems by James Brandon Lewis, Fabrizio Puglisi as well ...

AJOYO

Label: Ropeadope
Released: 2015

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Ajoyo: Ajoyo

Read "Ajoyo" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Multi-reed player Yacine Boulares has picked up, and left behind, musical footprints literally all around the world. He was born in North Africa (Tunisia) but grew up in Paris, where he studied philosophy at the Sorbonne and jazz performance at the National Conservatory and New School for Jazz. As a Fulbright scholar, Boulares continued his musical ...

Music’s Where You Find It

Read "Music’s Where You Find It" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

Ajoyo Ajoyo Ropeadope 2014 Multi-reed player Yacine Boulares has picked up, and left behind, musical footprints literally all around the world. He was born in North Africa (Tunisia) but grew up in Paris, where he studied philosophy at the Sorbonne and jazz performance at the National Conservatory and New School ...


ENGAGE

Enter our contest giveaways

Contest Giveaways

Enter our latest contest giveaway sponsored by Greenleaf Music.

Contest Guidelines

Publisher's Desk

Oh happy day... we're building a more perfect AAJ! Read on.

MORE POSTS

All About Jazz needs your support

Donate
All About Jazz & Jazz Near You were built to promote jazz music: both recorded and live events. We rely primarily on venues, festivals and musicians to promote their events through our platform. With club closures, shelter in place and an uncertain future, we've pivoted our platform to collect, promote and broadcast livestream concerts to support our jazz musician friends. This is a significant but neccesary effort that will help musicians now, and in the future. You can help offset the cost of this essential undertaking by making a donation today. In return, we'll deliver an ad-free experience (which includes hiding the bottom right video ad). Thank you.

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.